Nurse Assistant - Newborn Nursery (SOCH)
Sisters Of Charity Hospital - Acute - Buffalo, NY

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NURSE ASSISTANT - Newborn Nursery (Sisters of Charity Hospital): Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides nursing care to non-acutely ill patients and assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse in charge of the patients and/or nursing unit.
REPORTS TO: Nurse Manager

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
None

SKILLS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM):EDUCATION:
  • High School or GED
EXPERIENCE:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
  • Mental and physical health sufficient to withstand strenuous activity, bending, lifting, walking.
  • Desire and skill to meet the needs of the geriatric, chronically ill or long term patients.
  • Continuous awareness of need for safety measures in patient care.
  • To assist other hospital staff in direct patient care.
WORKING CONDITIONS: · Ability to cope with stress and handle multiple priorities is required.
  • Obligation to conserve supplies, equipment and time in a cost-effective environment.
  • May also be exposed to communicable diseases.
PHYSICAL EFFORT:
ACTIVITY & STRENGTH : (MEDIUM)
Low Lift (floor to knuckle): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)
Mid Lift (knuckle to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)
High Lift (shoulder and above): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)
Full Lift (floor to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)
Carry: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)
Push: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)
Pull: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)
Overall Strength Category: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Dictionary Of Occupational Titles
Constant (C) 67-100% Workday
Occasional - Frequent (F) 34-66% Workday
Occasional (O) 0-33% Workday
Not Present (N)

Activity - Job Demand
Walk – Frequent
Climb Stairs – Occasional
Stoop – Frequent
Kneel – Occasional
Crouch – Occasional
Reach (immediate) – Frequent
Reach (overhead) – Occasional
Handling – Frequent
Fingering - Frequent
Sitting – Occasional
Standing – Constant
Push Cart - Frequent

Pull Cart - Frequent INTERNAL/EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS:INTERNAL:
  • Communicates appropriately with peers, supervisors, and physicians.
  • Demonstrates a supportive team spirit with team members within Patient Care Services.
EXTERNAL:

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